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Menses XII anni solaris Egidius Sadeler

Menses XII anni solaris Egidius Sadeler

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Print shows the figure of a man carrying a sword and keys, and trailing a banner labeled "Menses XII Anni Solaris", stepping through an archway in a gallery with statues of the seasons to the right and left; above the seasons are the signs of the zodiac, and at top are two friezes showing, on the left, a horse-drawn chariot, and on the right, a chariot drawn by two women. Includes a textual scroll at bottom, with a coat-of-arms at center topped with three plumed armor helmets.
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Caption continues: Illustr:mo et generos:mo Domino D. Ferdinando Hoffman Libero Baroni in Grunpuhel et Strechau Domino in Grevenstain et Ianowitz Supremo Hereditario Ducatus Styriæ Curiæ Magistro Supremo Archiducatus Austriæ Marsalco Sacratiss. Caes. et Regiæ Maiestatis Consiliario et Seniori Cameræ Aulicæ Præfecto etc: Sac. Cæs. Mai. Sculptor Egidius Sadeler dedicat.
Printed on lower left: Privilegio Sat. Cæ. Maj.
Includes portion of a watermark at bottom center.
Illus. from: Menses XII anni solaris. Illustr:mo et generos:mo Domino D. Ferdinando Hoffman Libero Baroni in Grunpuhel et Strechau Domino in Grevenstain et Ianowitz Supremo Hereditario Ducatus Styriæ Curiæ Magistro Supremo Archiducatus Austriæ Marsalco Sacratiss. Caes. et Regiæ Maiestatis Consiliario et Seniori Cameræ Aulicæ Præfecto etc: Sac. Cæs. Mai. Sculptor Egidius Sadeler dedicat. [Prag.] : [Marcus Sadeler], 1607.
Purchase; Hubbard Fund; 1949.
Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

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01/01/1607
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